The original split-level home configuration was maintained to limit scope of work while rebuilding the central exposed stairway to the new upper floor with access to a roof top deck with views of downtown Seattle and Mount Rainier.
The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the space.
The inspiration for the project comes from both the location being close to the bay and from the needs of the program, a surreal space for design exhibitions. The Oct design museum focuses mainly on fashion shows, product design, and conceptual automotive shows.
This wooden ribbon seems to come out of the ground where it will at first outbound the demarcation of the garden by fencing it and make-out the gardenâs technical elements. Finally the structure will wrap itself around the first floor and end-up rimming the Terrace on the roof-top.
The DuPont Corian business announces the winners of âShape The Future Of Blackâ international design award, launched across the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. The award was open to professionals and students in the fields of architecture, furnishing, interior design, industrial design, general design, decorative arts, engineering and similar areas.
Design: gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
The Universiade sports center consists of a stadium, a multifunctional hall and a swimming pool. The stadium in the Baoâan district is designed as an athletics stadium. However, during the 2011 Universiade, it was used for football matches. Universiades are World Games for students and are held every other year in winter and summer.
Three projects designed by BVN have been included on seven shortlists in the World Architecture Festival (WAF) which starts on 1 October, with more than 2,000 architects from around the world gathering in Singapore. Two projects are in New Zealand, with the third project in Sydney, Australia.
The Fondation Louis Vuitton will open to the public on 27 Oct, with free entry by reservation on 24, 25 + 26 Oct 2014. At the heart of the spaces, the public will be invited to discover the permanent collection made up of works belonging to the Fondation or the Arnault collection.
The design of the urban district River Park â4 seasonsâ is proposed with a highly integrated holistic approach that considers the different elements making up the project: the architectural idea, structures, strategies for the rational use of energy and water resources in order to achieve a sustainable, efficient and cost-effective project.
Modernity in Scottish Architecture, Venice Biennale
From social housing and places of worship, to a football stadium and a Highlands dam, Scotland + Venice 2014 project âPast + Futureâ brings a positive reflection on Modernity in Scottish architecture to an international audience.
The largest Dutch city and the capital of The Netherlands has a wealth of good contempoary architecture, all possible to visit on our Amsterdam Architecture Walking Tours. A major new building on the waterfront is the spectacular EYE Dutch Film Museum by Delugan Meissl Associated Architects. Recent key openings include the renewed Rijksmuseum building and the exuberant Stedelijk Museum renewal and extension.